HR & Recruitment Glossary

The most complete HR glossary and recruitment terms to help you navigate your day-to-day work.

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What is Ageism?

Ageism is prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age. Refusing to hire or promote employees 40 years of age or older qualifies as age discrimination, as does firing, limiting compensation, job assignments, benefits, training or the conditions, terms or employment privileges based on age.